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Anne Frank biography

Exploring Amsterdam

Westerkerk Church

The Westerkerk Church is located in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands. It was officially complete being built in 1631. Anne used the church to keep track of time because the bells would ring every hour.

These are the bells that Anne listened to every hour to keep track of time.

The secret annex is where Anne and her family hid from the nazis. They were hiding in here for 2 years until they finally got caught. When they got caught Anne and her sister were sent to a concentration camp where they ended up dying.

This is the diary Anne wrote in everyday and it is now published and known as "The Diray of a Young Girl"

Nuremberg Law

The Nuremberg law stated that a Jewish people were not allowed to marry a German person.

Propaganda

Propaganda is information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, or a nation. During the 1930's propaganda was big because the Germans were trying to gain political power and make the Jews look bad. They had many posters and advertisements around during the time that were full of biased info. Many of the Jews like Anne had to hide so they weren't killed or taken to concentration camps where they would later be killed.

Characters

Anne Frank

Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt Germany. She lived in Amsterdam with her family during the world war 2. Anne and her family went hiding in a secret annex so they wouldn't get caught. They ended up getting caught 2 years later and Anne and bed sister died of typhus in a concentration camp.

Otto Frank

Otto Frank was born on May 12, 1889 in Frankfurt Germany. His wife was Edith Frank. He was the father to Anne and Margot Frank. He fought in world war 2 and when he got back he had found out that everyone in his family had died.

Margot Frank

Margot Frank was born on February 16, 1926. She was the oldest daughter in the Frank family. She also died from typhus in the concentration camp with Anne. She died on March 9, 1945.

Miep Gies

Miep was one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank and her family. She was born on February 15, 1989. In 1933 she began working for Otto Frank. She ended up becoming really close to the Frank family and had helped and supported them throuout the two years they were in hiding. She ended up dying at the age of 100 on January 11, 2010.

Act 1 Summary

Miep hides the Frank's and the Van Daans in a secret annex to hide from the nazis. Peter the Van Daans son wanted to take the Star of David of his jacket cause he felt that is was humiliating and Anne was trying to tell him that it wasn't a great idea. He had found out that Anne was very chatty so he called her Mrs. Quack Quack. Anne realizes she doesn't have a very close relationship with her mom and tries to see what she can better.

Warsaw ghetto uprising

The Warsaw Ghetto took place in April of 1943. About 500,000 people died in the Warsaw Ghetto. 300,000 of the people were Jews who ended up dying.

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Created with images by heatheronhertravels - "Anne Frank Diary at Anne Frank Museum in Berlin" • falco - "güstrow mecklenburg mecklenburg western pomerania" • jay8085 - "WesterKerk, Amsterdam" • toomuchkatherine - "Anne Frank House" • heatheronhertravels - "Anne Frank Diary at Anne Frank Museum in Berlin" • Abe Bingham - "black" • barakbro - "fence holocaust barbwire" • Martin_Duggan - "skies" • zeevveez - "סמל מכונן - ב"

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